Incident at MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)

Summary

2005-02-18: The Air Canada Boeing 767-300, registration C-GGFJ, operating as ACA 0162, encountered mountain waves at FL 370, 40 NM west of Medicine Hat, Alberta. The speed fluctuated plus/minus 30 knots and the altitude fluctuated plus/minus 500 feet. The maximum reported speed was less than the maximum operating speed plus 20 knots, and a general visual inspection was carried out on the aircraft after landing, with no faults found.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C0375
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2005-02-12 - 01:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYXH
Aerodrome Name MEDICINE HAT AB (CYXH)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 40 NM W of Medicine Hat
TSB Occurrence Number A05W0030
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Turbulence encounter
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GGFJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CANADA
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 767 3Y0
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-USA
Engine Model PW4060
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA 162
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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